Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy

Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195341942
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/11/2008
Series: Studies in Crime and Public Policy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 847,498
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jeff Manza is Professor of Sociology at New York University. Christopher Uggen is Distinguished McKnight Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Foundations
2. The Racial Origins of Felon Disenfranchisement
3. The Disenfranchised Population
4. The Contemporary Disenfranchisement Regime
5. Political Attitudes, Voting, and Criminal Behavior
6. Disenfranchisement and Civic Reintegration
7. The Impact of Disenfranchisement on Political Participation
8. A Threat to Democracy?
9. Public Opinion and Felon Disenfranchisement
10. Unlocking the Vote
Appendices
Notes

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